Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Phishing Website taken down by the federal Law.
Federal law enforcement in Maryland has shut down a fraudulent website targeting immigrant communities that claimed to be for a company developing a COVID-19 vaccine. Instead, the site was collecting personal information from people who visited it “in order to use the information for nefarious purposes, including fraud, phishing attacks, and/or deployment of malware.” Clicking on the site now greets users with a message that the site has been seized by the federal government and redirects them to another site for additional information. Seizing the site also means that third parties can’t use the name and use it to commit additional crimes, according to the feds. Continue Reading